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February 2018

  [caption id="attachment_19264" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Most of the artists at the second edition Bronx Art Expo have a strong connection with the borough, like Dova, a painter shown behind the desk. (Nicolas Lupo/NYCityLens)[/caption]   Alejandro Tavarez didn´t expect to sell much early in the afternoon, but not even two hours after the exhibition started he barely had time to talk to visitors. Instead, he was on his knees, picking T-shirts and jumpers from below the table. “Give me the brown one,” someone demanded, as Tavarez pulled clothes from a box. “To see so many local people attending an exhibit for the Bronx community,” said

Hawk Newsome raised his fist in protest at a Bronx courthouse Monday morning, his bellowing voice demanding attention amidst the roar of street traffic at rush hour. As nearby court officers yelled instructions to potential jurors, Newsome struggled to jolt New Yorkers out of their morning commute daze. Newsome, a 41-year-old full-time activist who founded Black Lives Matter of Greater New York in 2016, and three others gathered in front of the Bronx County Hall of Justice to call attention to Hugh Barry, a New York Police Department sergeant on trial for the 2016 murder of Deborah Danner, a 66-year old